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SOCIAL JUSTICE AND STRATEGIC LITIGATION PROGRAM.

Under this program, CEFROHT uses litigation and legal research as tools to promote and protect the right to adequate food, climate and economic justice. The program does legal and policy analysis of food, environment and livelihood issues. Under this program, CEFROHT does public interest litigation on issues concerning food, environment and livelihoods including food safety and security. This program, is working towards pioneering the justiciability of the right to food in Uganda, development of jurisprudence food rights in the East African region. The program, does legal empowerment for all including communities and leaders at all levels. The Litigation Program, does trade and investment laws analysis and their effect on food rights and heath.  Emphasis is put to food rights accountability from duty bearers at all levels and providing redress for health and food rights and health violation. Take a look at some of our cases below:

NABACWA JUSTINE WINS HER LAND CASE IN A RECORD TIME OF ONE MONTH: SHE...

In August 2021, Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT) instituted a case on behalf of Nabacwa Justine and her two minor children. She had been illegally evicted form the land where she was deriving sustenance with her two orphans by her father in law. The case was filed using the Human Rights (Enforcement) Act of 2019 in the Chief Magistrate Court of Kiboga.

The brief facts of the case are that, through CEFROHT’s community outreaches and trainings in Kyankwanzi district on how to use the Human Rights (enforcement) Act 2019 to frame and claim adequate living…

NABACWA JUSTINE WINS HER LAND CASE IN A RECORD TIME OF ONE MONTH: SHE...

In August 2021, Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT) instituted a case on behalf of Nabacwa Justine and her two minor children. She had been illegally evicted form the land where she was deriving sustenance with her two orphans by her father in law. The case was filed using the Human Rights (Enforcement) Act of 2019 in the Chief Magistrate Court of Kiboga.

The brief facts of the case are that, through CEFROHT’s community outreaches and trainings in Kyankwanzi district on how to use the Human Rights (enforcement) Act 2019 to frame and claim adequate living…

THE FIRST WIN FOR THE RIGHT TO FOOD: COVID-19 FOOD CASE (MISCELLANEOUS..

During the first COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda in March 2020, a COVID-19 case was confirmed in Uganda and the government introduced several restrictions to curb the spread of the contagious virus. The government declared a lockdown that left only a few services that were considered essential to operate. This left many Ugandans who live on a hand to mouth basis stranded on how to earn income to feed themselves and their families. During this time there was also a growing increase in prices of essential commodities and foods as a result of hoarding of goods…

THE FIRST WIN FOR THE RIGHT TO FOOD: COVID-19 FOOD CASE (MISCELLANEOUS..

During the first COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda in March 2020, a COVID-19 case was confirmed in Uganda and the government introduced several restrictions to curb the spread of the contagious virus. The government declared a lockdown that left only a few services that were considered essential to operate. This left many Ugandans who live on a hand to mouth basis stranded on how to earn income to feed themselves and their families. During this time there was also a growing increase in prices of essential commodities and foods as a result of hoarding of goods…

THE EAST AFRICA CRUDE OIL PIPELINE CASE (EACOP CASE) Reference No.39 of

Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT) together with other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from East Africa; Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO), Natural Justice-Kenya and Center for Strategic Litigation Limited instituted a public interest case  at the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) against the Attorney General of the Republic of Uganda, the Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Secretary General of the East African Community for authorising the operation of the EACOP without fulfilment of the required  procedures in construction of transboundary project like EACOP.

THE EAST AFRICA CRUDE OIL PIPELINE CASE (EACOP CASE) Reference No.39 of

Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT) together with other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from East Africa; Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO), Natural Justice-Kenya and Center for Strategic Litigation Limited instituted a public interest case  at the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) against the Attorney General of the Republic of Uganda, the Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Secretary General of the East African Community for authorising the operation of the EACOP without fulfilment of the required  procedures in construction of transboundary project like EACOP.

RESTRICTION OF MARKETING OF FOOD HIGH IN SUGAR, SALT AND FAT (FSSF CASE)

The Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT) filed a human rights public interest case in the High Court of Uganda against Attorney General and the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for Government’s failure and omission to regulate nutrition labelling and restrict marketing, broadcast and advertisement of food high in salt, sugar and fats to children.  in Uganda.

The case is based on government’s failure to respect its legal mandate to uphold, protect and fulfill the rights to food and health of all Ugandans, children inclusive. Government’s failure in its legal mandate is one of the…

RESTRICTION OF MARKETING OF FOOD HIGH IN SUGAR, SALT AND FAT (FSSF CASE)

The Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT) filed a human rights public interest case in the High Court of Uganda against Attorney General and the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for Government’s failure and omission to regulate nutrition labelling and restrict marketing, broadcast and advertisement of food high in salt, sugar and fats to children.  in Uganda.

The case is based on government’s failure to respect its legal mandate to uphold, protect and fulfill the rights to food and health of all Ugandans, children inclusive. Government’s failure in its legal mandate is one of the…

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